Battlefield Hardline on Xbox One Hit by DDoS Attack




/ 5 years ago

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The much-anticipated first-person shooter Battlefield Hardline was released on Tuesday, but gamers who purchased the Xbox One version may have been left disappointed trying to play online after it fell victim to a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack.

Developer Visceral acknowledged the problem on its Twitter account once it started:

https://twitter.com/Battlefield/status/578028265496915968

Then revealed the news that the game had been hit by a DDoS attack:

https://twitter.com/Battlefield/status/578061417007345664

As of Wednesday afternoon, the attacks were still occurring. So far, there have been no reports of problems with the PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 or Xbox 360 versions of the game. The perpetrators are as yet unknown, with no one stepping forward to take responsibility.

Source: Digital Trends



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